- 2mm balls )
Lead shot is often used as a radiation shielding material that can be poured in-between small shielding walls and seams.
Lead shot is easily melted and can be cast into what ever form is required.
An 8 ounce jar contains about
2600 Lead balls, 2mm in diameter.
In pyrotechnics, this size Lead Shot is ideal for making round 'Stars', the burning pellets of
chemicals thrown out by firework devices.
( Material Safety Data Sheet )